Guidelines on the international packaging and shipping of vaccines (Revision)
The ''WHO guidelines on the international packaging and shipping of vaccines'' has been one of the most widely used documents in the field of immunization. It is being referencered by UNICEF and PAHO in all its invitations to bid for vaccine supply as well as by countries directly procuring their vaccines. This 2005 edition takes into account new developments in the field of vaccine stability, temperature monitoring and information on recently prequalified vaccines. In addition to the updated volume per dose of vaccines, this document provides data on the packed volumes of diluents and droppers. It also includes transport box bulking factors for countries where insulated packages are used for the storage of vaccines. A special section on temperature monitoring has been added to describe the temperature limits that should be complied with during international shipments.
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